Dropbox lets you request files from anyone, the Cloud Storage serviced introduced the new feature today.
The best part is, the user from whom you request the file does not even need to have a Dropbox account, to send the file to you.
Why is a File Request useful? How is different from other sharing options?
Let us analyze it with a small scenario.
You have to collect some documents from a few colleagues and file them together to submit a report. Normally what you have to is get each file from one user at a time, this involves the user uploading it to you, and you have to download it and upload it to a service, say Dropbox, and make a new folder. It [...]